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(Present) 'The Roots - Inspired by the “hip-hop band” concept pioneered by Stetsasonic, the Roots themselves have garnered critical acclaim and influenced later hip-hop and R acts.' (Last.fm, 2012)

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The Roots - One of the illest live bands I ever seen. Period.

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The Roots, American hip-hop band. Their work has been repeatedly met with critical acclaim, and they are best known for hits You Got Me, What They Do, Proceed, Adrenaline!, The Seed 2.0, & Wake Up, Everybody. They currently perform as the house band on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. They have won 4 Grammys & 3 NAACP awards. About.com ranked them #7 on its list of the 25 Best Rap Groups of All-Time, describing them as "Hip-hop's 1st legitimate band."

from Entertainment Weekly's EW.com

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Hip Hop and Soul - the Roots

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from Laughing Squid

Jimmy Fallon, Metallica, and The Roots Play ‘Enter Sandman’ Using Classroom Instruments

Popular on YouTube - United Kingdom November 2016 at Jimmy Fallon, Metallica & The Roots Sing "Enter Sandman" (Classroom Instruments) via Popular Right Now - United Kingdom By The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon via Digitaltv Thaitv

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?uestlove, Black Thought, and the legendary Roots. Click on the picture to check out every shout-out they have received from celebrities on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

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from examiner.com

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Love this pic of ?uestlove. His halo has a halo.

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Classic rock concert psychedelic poster - Concert at the Fillmore Auditorium (Quicksilver Messenger Service; Grass Root; Mad River)

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"LETS LIVE FOR TODAY". THE GRASSROOTS. 1967. GREAT LYRICS AND A BEAUTIFUL MESSAGE TO WHOM YOU LOVE. ITS WHAT LIFE IS ALL ABOUT,FAMILY & THE LOVE OF YOUR LIFE!

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The Roots - from "do you want more" to Jimmy Falon, a hip hop institution

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